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Trade Ministry to collaborate with textile industries to curb textile piracy

The Ministry of Trade and Industry would from September this year impose import restrictions on textiles to curb piracy. Mr Alan Kyerematen, the Minister for Trade and Industry, said the move would ensure that all imported textiles are regulated, and recognised by local manufacturers as legal competitors. He was speaking …

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Producer Price Inflation rate for April rises to 6.4%

The Producer Price Inflation rate for all industry increased to 6.4 per cent in April 2018 from the 3.7 per cent recorded in March, 2018. The rate represents a 2.7 percentage point increase in producer inflation relative to the rate recorded in March 2018. “The month-on-month change in the producer …

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Majority Leader refutes perception that executive is controlling parliament 

Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Majority Leader has dispelled the notion that the appointment of the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs by the Executive reinforces the perception of a culture of executive dominance over the legislature.    According to the Majority Leader who is also the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, this may seem so …

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Okyeame Kwame to raise funds for “John Agyekum Kufour” Foundation on June 1

Kwame Nsiah-Apau, popularly known as “Okyeame Kwame” would organise a three-day fund raising exercise for the “John Agyekum Kufour” foundation on June 1. The multiple award winning Ghanaian musician, is poised to raise a whopping GH¢1,000,000.00 for the “John Agyekum Kufour” Foundation, who are on a mission to raise GH¢80,000,000.00 for …

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Greening Ghana initiative is on course – Forestry Commission

Mr Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, the Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, said the Commission’s programme to make Ghana green within the next 10 years has begun in earnest across the country.  He said the programme, which sought to engage 15,000 youth for the tree planting project under the Youth in …

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Science and mathematics teachers schooled in modern methods of teachings                                                       

Forty-Six basic level Science and Mathematics teachers in the six Coastal Districts of Tullow’s area of influence have undergone a two-day capacity building in Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Agona Nwkanta, in the Western Region. Organised by Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), a youth focused foundation with funding from …

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Government tasked to revive the wood industry

Stakeholders at a meeting on the future of the wood and timber industry have called on the government to take the lead role by providing a stimulus package that would swipe up interest in the Timber and wood industry. The stakeholders lamented about the continual dwindling of this natural resources …

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Kwabenya fugitives: case adjourned to May 28

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday adjourned to May 28 the case in which some armed men attacked and freed inmates at the Kwabenya Police Station killing a Police Officer on duty. Four of the accused who are still standing trial after six others were acquitted and discharged by the court were …

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President woos more American investment into Ghana, Africa

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on American investors to take part in the extraordinary opportunities that exist in Ghana and on the African Continent.  “There is a lot of opportunity for American capital, technology and enterprise in Ghana, and, indeed, in Africa, and we welcome companies from all …

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Plastic degrading fungus discovered by researchers on rubbish dump

Scientists believe they may have discovered one solution to the planet’s growing level of plastic waste in the form of a plastic-eating fungus. Researchers who set out to find a naturally occurring means of degrading waste plastic safely, extracted samples from a rubbish dump outside Islamabad in Pakistan and found …

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